Jeffrey M. Fowler, MD

The Ohio State University

FowlerDr. Fowler is a Professor and Vice Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the John G. Boutselis Chair in Gyn Oncology at The Ohio State University. He serves as co-director of the Center for Advanced Robotic Surgery at OSU. Nationally, he is chair of the Data Monitoring Committee in the Gynecologic Oncology Group. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Foundation for Women’s Cancer. He is in his second term as a member of the Board of Governors for the American College of Surgeons, and is a member of the Advisory Board to the American College of Surgeons for The American College of Obstetricians/Gynecologists. In 2009 he was elected as a member to the subspecialty Division of Gynecologic Oncology for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (one of 6 members across the country). Dr. Fowler is on the editorial board for Gynecologic Oncology and The Journal of Robotic Surgery.

Dr. Fowler’s clinical research interests include gynecologic oncology, radical pelvic surgery, minimally-invasive surgery, pelvic reconstruction, robotic surgery and clinical trials in gynecologic oncology.

Spotlight

Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.

Awareness

Vaccine efficacy against vulvar infection with HPV 16/18 was comparable to the efficacy found against cervical infection 4 years after vaccination, according to researchers with the National Cancer Institute.

Research

The Foundation has published its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards Booklet with Applications. Please consider applying to become part of an elite group of physician-scientists committed to the well-being of women at risk for/affected by gyn malignancies.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Boston. For more information on courses, click here.